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With one of the 2011-12 assistant captains, Ryan Suter, leaving the Nashville Predators and signing with the Minnesota Wild this off-season, many Predators fans are left with wondering a few questions. One of those questions is, Who will be the assistant captain for this season and on?There are three players on the roster right now that would be a great fit to wear the "A" on their jersey. Read who they are and why they could be after the jump.
Before the trade deadline last year, David Poile wanted to add defensive depth going into the playoffs. Poile got what he wanted in trading for veteran and Stanley Cup winning defenseman, Hal Gill. Due to an unfortunate injury during the playoffs, Gill wasn't able to play his best hockey.On June 28, the Nashville Predators were able to re-sign Hal Gill to a two-year, $4 million contract. Most likely, Gill will end his career in Nashville which will be pretty cool. Gill knows what it takes to win a Stanley Cup as he won one wi...
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When the Nashville Predators traded Anders Lindback to the Tampa Bay Lightning, their depth chart between the pipes started to take shape. Then, three days later, they signed 2011 second round pick Magnus Hellberg and it got a little clearer. Then, when they signed Chris Mason to back-up Vezina Trophy finalist Pekka Rinne, it became even more clear.Today, it solidified.Per Kevin...
Nashville Predators CEO Jeff Cogen and USA Today's Kevin Allen joined Ryan Porth and me on this week's episode of SmashvilleOnTheGlass Radio.Cogen details the process that the Predators went through to put together the package to wrap up the captain for 14 years. Allen discusses the national implications of the signing and covers several other interesting topics.Give it...
By NHL standards, David Poile was able to re-sign RFA's Sergei Kostitsyn and Colin Wilson to very reasonable contracts...
When the Nashville Predators matched the Philadelphia Flyers' offer sheet to Shea Weber last week, there were several other teams that privately breathed a huge sigh of relief.
It wasn't for hockey reasons. Rather, it was because these other teams are either located in secondary NHL markets or because they have had recent or semi-recent ownership question marks. The...
The Minnesota Wild are without a doubt the winners of this year’s free-agency. They were able to lure, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, the top two free agents, away from their respective teams and into the State of Hockey.While Wild fans are sure to be riding an unprecedented high, one has to wonder are the Wild now Cup contenders, or even playoff ready, with the addition of the two...
Following a July to forget for most Red Wing fans with the club striking out in acquiring the services of a Ryan Suter or Zach Parise, the wait continues as the calendar turns to the month of August on whether the Red Wings will be able to secure the services of a top-four defenseman or a top-six forward to upgrade a roster that has struggled to find significant post-season success...
With everything that has been going on around the NHL this off-season, I figured now was as good a time as any to see what NHL.com’s Deputy Managing Editor Adam Kimelman thought about all the moves, signings, deals, etc that has occurred this off-season.
PH: What are your general thoughts regarding what has happened so far this off-season whether it has been a trade, signing,...